Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 21

Ray’s Blues

Album 1961 Blues

Compilation album: The Genius Sings The Blues. Atlantic 8052, September 1961 (1952 – 1959).

Taped in New Orleans on 4 December 1953 with Wallace Davenport, Frank Mitchell – tp; O’Neil Gerald – as; Joe Tillman – ts; Warren Bell- bs; Oscar Moore – d; Lloyd Lambert – b.

According to a concert souvenir booklet from 1962, a number with this title (not necessarily the same!) was part of the live repertoire then, but no recordings with the band have surfaced.


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